George Weiss’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

June 23, 1895

Death Date

Aug 13, 1972

Age of Death

77 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Greenwich, Connecticut, United States

Profession

Sports Executive

The sports executive George Weiss died at the age of 77. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Baseball executive who was a successful farm system director/general manager for the New York Yankees and general manager/club president for the New York Mets.

One of his earliest baseball managing jobs came in 1930 when he took over the Class AA International League Baltimore Orioles for two years.

He was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971.

He was born in New Haven, Connecticut and attended Yale University.

He passed on drafting Reggie Jackson in the 1966 draft.